CAF General Secretary Hajji Resigns
By Sampson Adedeji
The crisis rocking the Confederation of African Football ( CAF) reached a new height on Monday evening as its general secretary Moroccan Mouad Hajji tendered his resignation letter.
The football body has going through a turbulent period in recent time which has plunged them into series of crisis, BSN Reports.
Hajji was brought in as a replacement for sacked Amr Fathy on April 11 2019, however, the Moroccan has walked away less than a year in that position.
According to Caf’s statutes, resignation and appointment must be submitted to the executive committee, but Hajji cited personal reasons and the need to return to Morocco as drive for his short notice.
“I would like to warmly thank President Ahmad Ahmad for giving me the opportunity to serve the football on the continent at such a level of responsibility,” he wrote.
“The numerous reforms initiated in the areas of sporting and administrative since 2017 continues to remain a project which I believe in, and which I still support.
“I have no doubt that the President will continue to work for the good and development of our most beautiful sport,” he concluded.
Before his position in Caf, Hajji was former head of Raja Casablanca’s ethics committee, Chief of Staff of the Moroccan Ministry of Youth and Sports, then assistant director of the Club World Cups that took place in Morocco in 2013 and 2014.